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Scout News: February 9 
Happy Birthday, BSA: Yesterday, February 8 the Boy Scouts of America celebrated 107 years of building leaders of strong values and solid character ready to meet life's challenges as productive citizens. Click red button to read more.
sailing

Sail in Long Beach starting March 18. Learn sailing skills, proficiency, and theory as well as rules of the road and safety. Highly-trained staff. Practice using our fleet of Sabots, Lidos and FJ's. The 10-week season will culminate with a regatta using your new skills.

Saturday, April 29 - Get your engines warmed up for the 3rd annual council-wide derby championships. Races go down at the Lakewood Mall. Details here. Just hold your own pack pinewood derby race before March 31. 

Thursday, February 23 - Join us as we celebrate 61 Eagle Scouts, 4 Silver Beavers (pictured), and more achievements from 2016.Easy online RSVP here. Location: The Grand at 7pm. Flyer here

New items in stock include: Scooby Doo decals, fun colored wheels, and trophies. Check out the derby section during your next visit. Need cars? Call Sandy or Randy at 562-427-0911 x230 to have them ready.

Camp Tahquitz is set for summer 2017! Many Troops are taking advantage of the opportunity. The second week of camp is full but there is still openings other weeks. If you haven't signed up for camp, register here or send in your deposit with this camp reservation form


Saturday, February 18 - Sign up for helpful, hands-on training classes for adult Scout leaders. University of Scouting is a fun day of fellowship, creative learning, and useful Scouting knowledge at LBCC.  

Is your "filing system" really your glove compartment that's stuffed with gas receipts and crumpled-up napkins? And what qualifies as an eligible expense, anyway? Click here to find out.
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
Visit us online at www.longbeachbsa.org
562-427-0911
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